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Vettel takes crushing victory in Abu Dhabi

Sebastian Vettel decimated his rivals at the Yas Marina Circuit to win the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, the Red Bull driver finishing over half a minute ahead of team-mate Mark Webber and third-placed Nico Rosberg.

In so doing, Vettel scored his seventh consecutive victory of the season to draw level with Michael Schumacher’s 2004 record with Ferrari.

Vettel, starting from second on the grid behind Webber, set up his 11th win of the year when the lights went out. Team-mate Webber made a poor getaway and Vettel leapt into the lead.

DRIVERS 1 – Sebastian VETTEL (Red Bull Racing) 2 – Mark WEBBER (Red Bull Racing) 3 – Nico ROSBERG (...

Webber claims pole in Abu Dhabi

Mark Webber claimed the 13th pole position of his career in Abu Dhabi, beating out team-mate Sebastian Vettel by just over four hundredths of a second as Red Bull Racing locked out the front row of the grid for the fourth time this season.

Nico Rosberg qualified in third position ahead of team-mate Lewis Hamilton, who made it an all Mercedes row two despite a session-ending spin during his second run in Q3 that caused the top-10 shootout to come to a close under yellow flags.

Vettel maintains control in final practice at Yas Marina

Sebastian Vettel kept control of the free practice timesheets, with the quickest lap of final practice in Abu Dhabi, the champion elect ending the session two tenths clear of Red Bull Racing team-mate Mark Webber. The Mercedes pairing of Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg took third and fourth places respectively.